Data collection: Cellosaurus

General information

Recommended name Cellosaurus
Description The Cellosaurus is a knowledge resource on cell lines. It attempts to describe all cell lines used in biomedical research. Its scope includes: Immortalized cell lines; naturally immortal cell lines (example: stem cell lines); finite life cell lines when those are distributed and used widely; vertebrate cell line with an emphasis on human, mouse and rat cell lines; and invertebrate (insects and ticks) cell lines. Its scope does not include primary cell lines (with the exception of the finite life cell lines described above) and plant cell lines.
Identifier patternCVCL_[A-Z0-9]{4}
Registry identifierMIR:00000598

Identification schemes

Namespace cellosaurus
URI http://identifiers.org/cellosaurus/
Alternative URI schemes  

Physical locations (resources)

Resource
MIR:00100799
Description Cellosaurus through SIB
Access URLs HTML   (using the example identifier: CVCL_0030)
Institution Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Swizerland
Website http://web.expasy.org/cellosaurus/

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